Programme

Thursday 19th September

8.00pm Comedy Capers at The Castle Hotel

Friday 20th September

Macroom Buffalo Farm Trail

11.00am A one hour tour of Macroom Buffalo Farm, an insight into the cheese making process and a delicious tasting of their award winning cheeses. Bring your wellies | Tickets €8 | Families (2 &2) €25 |Booking essential - contact Lee Valley Taste Trails 086 8539744

Teatime Swing Dance

8pm, Castle Hotel Dress up for this stylish, foot-tapping swing spectacular, complete with tea, coffee, light bites & sweet treats  
Tickets €10 from The Castle Hotel, Macroom

Saturday 21st September

Clowning Around Kids Zone

11.00am – 12.30pm, Marquee on the Main Square
Face Painting, Balloon Magic, Conor the Clown, Story-Time & Dancing. Something for kids of all ages.

Taste Trail

2.00pm – 5.00pm Follow the taste trail balloons & signs to taste your way around town. €3 per taster at the following participating venues, some with accompanying live music:

  • Vaughan’s Café
  • Matt Murphy’s Pharmacy
  • Castle Hotel
  • Nature’s Corner
  • JC Murphy’s
  • Clancy’s Fresh Fish
  • Macroom Library
  • Front Porch
  • Deasy’s Pharmacy
  • Haven Pharmacy
  • Macroom Bookshop
  • Dineens Bar
  • International Food Flavours (A very special experience on the Main Square – foods from around the world, cooked and presented by our international neighbours in Macroom)

Busking Competition

Got what it takes to entertain at Macroom Food Festival? We're looking for eight of the finest musicians, bands & singers to busk from 2.00pm - 5.00pm on Saturday 21st September 2019. Send your video demos now to info@macroomfoodfestival Videos will be uploaded to Faceboook, where all your friends and family can vote for you. The entrants with the highest numbers of votes win their spot, a cash prize and busking spoils. The winner with the highest number of votes will get to open for Hot Guitars at the Saturday Night Session on the Square. 

Saturday Night Session on the Square with Hot Guitars

Live music from Hot Guitars with support from some very special guests
Pop Up Food Market
Main Square
8.00pm – 10.00pm 

Sunday 22nd September

Monster Outdoor Food Market

11.00am – 6.00pm Main Square
Over 60 stalls from Macroom, Cork, Munster & beyond, selling world class artisan food & drinks. The market stalls are run by the producers themselves, providing visitors an opportunity to learn first-hand about the products and processes. 

Hilarious kids’ fun & entertainment
11.00am – 6.00pm Main Square
Face painting, balloon magic and interactive wackiness from Circus outside the Box.
Live music from the Army Band of the Southern Command & some more surprises.  

Danone Nutricia Cork & Kerry Schools Cook-Off
2.00pm & 4.00pm Main Square
Secondary School students from all over Cork & Kerry battle it out in the open air, to prepare a winning dish using local produce.

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